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One of NYC's biggest parks, offers nature trails, and Adventure Center, several ballfields and very... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Fast E
New York, New York, United States
Alley Pond Park

My dad took me sledding there. We used to cook out there. I played ball there. I went there in all... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Bayside, New York
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Springfield Blvd, Oakland Gardens, NY 11427
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

One of NYC's biggest parks, offers nature trails, and Adventure Center, several ballfields and very nice attendants and people. Hard to get to without a car, even with public transportation, though

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fast E
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

My dad took me sledding there. We used to cook out there. I played ball there. I went there in all seasons. I loved the nature trails. It’s a beautiful park.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful free public park great for barbeques and hanging out with friends and family. Well kept and clean the good old outdoors!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park filled with green grass and trees and swings and things for your family. Great for barbeques in the summer . Nice for walks or biking jogging and other outdoor activities. Bathrooms also readily available. The great outdoors get away in queens!!!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank scottwO9265GB
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Alley Pond Park is a fairly large park that covers a variety of neighborhoods in Queens: Queens Village; Hollis; and Bayside. It offers a wide variety of activities: sports: tennis quarts; children's parks; ball fields; and hiking. The hiking at Alley Pond covers a large...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

#57 of things to do in Queens? Unbelievable, because the many forest trails here are the best in New York City: winding, some floored in asphalt, but most in mulch. They're a pleasure both for adults alone, and those pushing strollers. Well-maintained restrooms, big parking...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Akalith
Reviewed October 11, 2017

All my life I grew up in Queens. I had been to alley pond all the time, or at least part of it. I used to play soccer and run at Alley Spring, I thought I knew the park like the back of my hand....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dayna K
Reviewed May 23, 2017

My kids and I love going here. They can ride their scooters, or play in the grass with no problems, or drama in the park. Last trip they were flying kites. I entered on the Union Tpke side which I usually don't do. I typically...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nichelle J
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Local Flora & Fauna displayed that may interest young children who would get scared by the big animals at the Queens zoo. Docents allow children to touch some animals.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Went by entrance near tennis courts off winchester blvd. Found nature walk up the hill. Spent a great afternoon walking unbothered by cars. Walking through trees seeing birds and small squirrels and even a rabbit. Great afternoon

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Thomas D
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